A GIFT TO THE COMMUNITY
Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church &
Mount Calvary Episcopal Church
The Labyrinth is located
at Mount Calvary Episcopal Church
125 25th Street
North, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
What is a Labyrinth?
Dating back at least 4,000
years, Labyrinths are a natural guide to an inner spiritual
journey. As one prayerfully and physically walks
toward the center, so the mind examines deeply the heart and
soul opening a path to God’s will. Through reflection,
discernment and enlightenment, the Spirit guides footsteps
while the mind and soul are refreshed and re-energized
equipping for the challenges that await.
Use the Labyrinth for...
Hope and direction
Labyrinths may also be used to:
Address specific concerns
Offer prayer for
Meditate on a specific passage
or word from scripture
Pray repeatedly, as in the
(Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me…)
Universal prayer for world
peace (Let Peace
prevail on Earth!)
inward is a time to cast doubt, let go of worries, and seek
a peaceful state of mind. The labyrinth’s center is a place
to be open and receptive. Pray, meditate, or let the tears
flow. Cleanse your soul. When you depart from the center,
review and reflect as you retrace your steps. This is a
time to gain direction, comfort, and to restore your mind
Labyrinth you can:
Have a thoughtful walk, a sacred journey, or a spiritual
Use one prayer or mantra
Ask one question repeatedly
Just listen to God
Cast off worldly concerns and fears
Be open to hearing God’s voice
Stroll with your soul
Let your heart and mind be opened
Go to a deeper place
Find peace and comfort
enter the labyrinth you may pray,
God, may You bless this sacred path that it may become an avenue to You
and an aid in our time of prayer together.
leave the center of the labyrinth you may pray,
“God, you search out our path and are acquainted with all our ways.”
“Show us the path into life – for in Your presence there is
fullness of joy.”
(Psalm 139:3 and Psalm 16:1)
Kick off for
Many can walk
the labyrinth at the same time.
Be courteous and walk quietly around those who have paused in
the path way.
Be respectful of each other’s space and silence.
The Labyrinth project was
coordinated by Vicar Cheri Korte as her intern project during
her internship at Trinity Lutheran Church in 2008-2009.
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